By Anthony Capkun
January 13, 2017 – B.A. Robinson Co. Ltd. (Winnipeg, Man.) has acquired of the operating assets of Sescolite Lighting, a retailer and distributor of lighting products in Ontario.
“We are proud to announce the expansion of our retail business with the addition of Sescolite showrooms into our existing branch network,” says B.A. Robinson. “We believe Sescolite will support B.A. Robinson’s growth objectives through an established presence in the Greater Toronto market.”
B.A. Robinson is a family owned distributor of products for the construction industry and retail home improvement markets in Western Canada. Established in 1936, B.A. Robinson has 29 branches serving residential lighting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and waterworks customers.
The distributor is also a member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies (Platinum). Check out the profile we wrote back in May 2016.
Established in 1920, Sescolite operates two showrooms: Toronto and Burlington.
The transaction is anticipated to close January 18 or sooner.
PHOTO: Left to right: Matt Robinson, VP, Sales; Ross Robinson, president & CEO; Shea Robinson, executive VP & GM. Photo courtesy B.A. Robinson (2016).